While the Indian Removal Act of 1830 was one of the most divisive and controversial pieces of legislation to be passed by the Congress of the United States, it created severe ramifications throughout both the Indian nations and the white society.
Andrew Jackson destroyed the precedent that had been established under the first six presidents, from Washington to John Quincy Adams, and reversed the view that honored Indian sovereignty on their homelands.
The original intent of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill for the UN was to create an international organization that could promote and maintain peace, but also promote freedom for humankind throughout the world.
It is important for people to recognize Columbus for what he truly was (not a saint – but a sailor), and realize he was an explorer and not a governor, a commoner and not a noble, yet a man of conviction with the determination to fulfill his dream.
There are those among us today, who do not believe in the Declaration of Independence, nor trust in the Constitution. They are like those Confederates of old who lived within the boundaries of the nation, making a pretense of loyalty to the United States; they had the name of Americans, yet they were not.